Health

My Personal Health from ages 20-60

By alexle
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    My Focuses
    Healthy Diet:
    I'm mostlikely going to eat the Asian Diet. Physical Activity:
    I'm going to either walk or run every morning. Preventive Health Care:
    I will refrain from any risky actions, wear sunscreen, take showers and brush my teeth, find a primary care provider, and talk to my parents or relatives about my family medical history.
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    Preventing Health Problems in your 20s (and Beyond)

    Build bone through weight-bearing exercises like hiking and running, protect your skin and eyes, avoid indoor tanning, good hygiene, find a primary care provider, and talk to your parents or relatives about your family history to help determine genetic risk for certain medical conditions.
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    Healthy Lifestyle in your 20s

    Eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly, important nutrients, do not smoke, avoid illegal substances, wear your seat belt and follow laws regarding cell phone use while driving or wear a helmet if you drive a motorcyle, and get enough sleep.
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    Routine Health Care Recommendations in your 20s

    Have a medical check up atleast every 2 years, or as recommended by your health care provider, including blood pressure screening.
    Have a dental exam and cleaning every 6 to 12 months, or as recommended.
    See a dermatologist as recommended for screen for skin cancer and treat existing skin conditions like acne or eczma.
    Calculate your BMI. A healthy BMI is below 25.
    Get regular comprehensive eye exams as recommended by your vision specialist.
    Have recommended immunizations.
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    Special Concerns in your 20s

    Take care of your sexual health.
    Take care of your mental health.
    Take steps to reduce stress.
    Talk to a qualified health care provider if you experience symptoms of dpression.
    Take care of your emotional health.
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    My 20s

  • My Focuses

    My Focuses
    Healthy Diet:
    Eat the Asian Diet but with less sodium. Physical Activity:
    I will still walk or run in the mornings but I'll also go to the gym. Preventive Health Care:
    I'm not going to smoke, I'll use sunscreen, limit my alcohol consumption, avoid illegal drugs and substances, use prescription and over-the-counter drugs only as directed, reduce stress, monitor my BMI, and follow my health care provider's recommendations.
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    Healthy Lifestyle in your 30s

    Maintain a healthy weight.
    Eat a healthy diet. Take steps to reduce the amount of sodium in our diet.
    Exercise regularly.
    Get enough sleep.
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    Routine Health Care Recommendations in your 30s

    Follow your health care providers recommendations for preventive are and screenings in your 30s.
    Have a clinical testicular exam as recommended.
    Dental exams, eye exams and vision screening, hearing test, cholesterol screening, skin cancer screening, and recommended immunizations.
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    Special Health Concerns in your 30s

    Take care of your sexual and reproductive health, take care of your mental and emotional health, take care of your skin, take care of your back, build muscle, don't be shy and talk to your health care provider about any health concerns you may have.
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    My 30s

  • My Focuses

    My Focuses
    Healthy Eating:
    I will eat the same diet as I did in my 30s (Asian diet with less sodium) Physical Activity:
    I'm going to cut down to just walking and running in the morning instead of heavy weights. Preventive Health Care:
    Physical Exam, dental exam and cleaning, comprehensive eye exam, blood pressure screening, cholesterol screening, diabetes screening, baseline skin exam, baseline EKG, colorectal cancer screening, immunizations, testicular exam.
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    Healthy Lifestyle in your 40s

    Keep living the healthy lifestyle you've been living. There is no change.
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    Health Care Recommendations in your 40s

    Physical exam, dental exam and cleaning, comprehensive eye exam, blood pressure screening, cholesterol screening, diabetes screening, baseline skin exam, baseline EKG, colorectal cancer screening, immunizations, and testicular exam at every physical exam or as recommended.
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    Special Health Concerns

    Chronic pain, stress, blood pressure, cholesterol, triglycerides, andhomocysteine levels, resting heart rate, blood glucose, BMI, osteoporosis, anxiety and depression, sexual and reproductive health, men in their 40s may experience symptoms of testosterone deficiency, benign prostatic hyperplasia, skin problems, changes in vision and hearing loss, and digestive problems.
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    My 40s

  • My Focuses

    My Focuses
    Healthy Eating:
    Same diet (Asian diet with less sodium) Physical Activity:
    Only walking in the mornings. Preventive Health Care:
    Physical exams, dental exams, eye exams, blood pressure screening, cholesterol screening, diabetes screening, skin exam, baseline EK, colorectal cancer screening, immunizations, testicular exam.
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    Healthy Lifestyle in your 50s

    Eat healthy, stay active--physically and mentally, maintain a healthy weight, do not smoke or use tobacco products, get enough sleep, reduce stress, and drink alcohol only in moderation.
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    Health Care Recommendations in your 50s

    Physical exams at least every 2 years or as recommended.
    Dental exam and cleaning evey 6 monts to 1 year or as recommended.
    Comprehensive eye exam every 2 years or as recommended.
    Blood pressure screening every year or as recommended.
    Cholesterol screening every 5 years or as recommended.
    Diabetes screening as recommended.
    Skin exam to determine your skin cancer risk every year or as recommended.
    Baseline EKG
    Colorectal cancer screening
    Immunizations
    Testicular exam.
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    Special Health Concerns in your 50s

    Abnormal blood sugar levels, anxiety, cancer, changes in vision, chronic pain, depression, digestive issues, erectile dysfunction, hair loss, hearing loss, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, menopause, osteroporosis, overactive bladder, prostate issues, skin problems, thyroid problems, and urinary incontinence.
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    My 50s

  • My Focuses

    My Focuses
    Healthy Eating:
    Same diet (Asian diet with less sodium) Physical Activity:
    Walking every morning. Preventive health care:
    Annual flu vaccine, blood pressure screeing, bone density test, colonoscopy, dental exam, digital rectal exam and fecal occult blood test, eye exam, fasting blood glucose test, hepatitis vaccines, pap test, pelvic exam, pneumonia vaccine, psa tests, shingles, testicular exam, tetanus shot, thyroid test skin exam.
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    Healthy Lifestyle in your 60s

    Don't smoke, protect your heart, maintain a healthy weight, exercise, eat healthy, see your health care provider regularly,
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    Routine Health Care recommendations in your 60s

    Annual flu vaccine, blood pressure screeing, bone density test, colonoscopy, dental exam, digital rectal exam and fecal occult blood test, eye exam, fasting blood glucose test, hepatitis vaccines, pap test, pelvic exam, pneumonia vaccine, psa tests, shingles, testicular exam, tetanus shot, thyroid test skin exam.
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    Special Health Concerns in your 60s

    Hearth disease, arthritis, type 2 diabetes, osteroporosis, some cancers, benign prostatic hyperplasia, incontinence.
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    My 60s